Update: Currently the administrative or non-emergency lines are NOT in service. Please dial 252-232-2115 for any non-emergency related information.
They say 9-1-1 service is available at this time. We will continue to update the situation as changes occur.
Officials in Currituck County say a lightning strike Friday night is likely the cause of problems with their 911 system.
They are asking that customers be patient as Embarq continues to work on the problem. If you call 9-1-1 or the non emergency number and get a busy signal, they say, just hang up and try your call again.
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